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Interview: Sólveig Pálsdóttir

Earlier in 2021, we reviewed Silenced, the second crime novel to appear in English from Icelandic crime author Sólveig Pálsdóttir. Following on from The Fox, also reviewed on our site, Silenced sees Reykjavik detective Gudgier Fransson investigating the death of a woman in prison. Both…
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Geiger by Gustaf Skordeman

Translated by Ian Giles — It is summer in one of Stockholm’s most exclusive suburban neighbourhoods, and an idyllic family gathering is coming to an end. Three generations of the Broman family have spent a lovely day together at the patriarchal home. In his heyday,…
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Wisting - Norway's biggest crime drama yet

One of the attractions of Nordic noir is the allusion to beauty and innocence that the pristine snowscapes conjure just before the tragic human drama bites. The contrast plays on the mind as the extreme cold, sense of isolation and dislocation and the evil people…
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Silenced by Solveig Palsdottir

Translated by Quentin Bates — Corylus Books was set up a year or two ago with the aim of publishing crime novels that might not normally make it into English translation, and Silenced by Solveig Palsdottir is the company’s third release, following Solveig’s earlier novel…
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We Got This out now on DVD

Now here’s a Swedish crime drama that sounds a bit different to the morose and moody Nordic noir we know and love. We Got This is the story of an American in Stockholm called George English. George is going to set out to solve the…
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Rebecka Martinsson series 2 on DVD

Season two of the acclaimed Swedish crime show Rebecka Martinsson has arrived on DVD in the US and Canada, courtesy of Acorn TV. Over eight episodes, Rebecka will tackle four cases, with Sascha Zacharias taking over to star in the lead role. Having returned to…
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